Basketball

The Department of Parks and Recreation offers many opportunities to learn and play the game of basketball. Introduce your child to the game, play the game in one of our recreational leagues or attend a fun-filled Summer Day Camp.

Instruction & Events

Basketball Skills Challange

The court is in session! Hit the court to dribble through cones, make free throws, and jump shots, and score as many points as you can within 60-seconds. Revive your love for the sport in a safe and exciting environment. Join the action and sign up now! For Boys and girls ages 6-14. Participants should bring bottled water and tennis shoes.

Program Details

  • Ages: 6-14
  • Fee: $2 per person
  • For more information or to get connected to your local community center, please email countywidesports@pgparks.com.
LocationsDatesTimesRegistration Links
Suitland Community Center - Outdoor Basketball CourtsSaturday, 07/16/229 – 11 amRegister through Parks Direct!
Glenarden Community Center - Outdoor Basketball CourtsSaturday, 07/23/229 – 11 amRegister through Parks Direct!
Seat Pleasant Activity Center - Outdoor Basketball CourtsSaturday, 08/06/229 – 11 amRegister through Parks Direct!

Washington Mystics Basketball Clinic Series

Come out and elevate your game! The Washington Mystics in partnership with the Department of Parks and Recreation are hosting a series of FREE skills clinic for girls ages 6-14. Participants will learn basketball fundamentals, build confidence, and make new friends on the court. Sign up today!

Program Details


LocationsDatesTimesRegistration Links
Suitland Community CenterSaturday, 07/09/2210 am-12 pmRegister Here!
Westphalia Community CenterMonday, 07/18/226-8 pmRegister Here!
Vansville Community CenterTuesday, 
07/26/22
6-8 pmRegister Here!
Palmer Park Community CenterMonday, 
08/01/22
6-8 pmRegister Here!

Leagues

Fall Girls' 3x3 Basketball League

The Department of Parks and Recreation in partnership with the Prince George’s County Boys and Girls Club (PGCBGC) is excited to deliver its first Girls 3x3 Basketball League! Girls ages 9-14 can register individually or as part of a team (non-PGCBGC teams are encouraged as well and learn and improve the fundamentals of basketball while gaining hands-on experience through competitive league play! Each session will start with an age-wide (10u, 12u, 14u), 60 minutes skills clinic, followed by organized game action.

This six-game season (plus playoffs) kicks off on Saturday, October 8th Locations and times vary throughout the County. 

Register at pgparksdirect.com (activity code 27272). Email countywidesports@pgparks.com for additional information.

Five young men playing basketball together on an indoor basketball court.
girls playing basketball

Adult Leagues

Due to COVID-19 league & event cancellations, adult leagues are currently not being facilitated. For questions or more information, please call 301-446-6800, or TTY 301-699-2544.

The Prince George’s County Boys & Girls Club Basketball League

This program is facilitated by Prince George’s County Boys & Girls Club with the support of the Department of Parks & Recreation. Basketball games are played in the winter from January through March. Youth sports clubs are located all throughout the county. Leagues are set-up for the following age groups (i.e. 8u, 9u, 10u, 11u, 12u, 13u, 14u, 15/16u & 17/18u). League age is based on your child’s age as of January 1 of the current year. Prices vary from team to team. To get league details or find a team near you, go to www.pgcbgc.com. Links to your local club are listed on the right side of the home page. (On a hand-held device, you will need to scroll down to see the list of cities.)

We are always looking for Coaches and Referees. If you are interested in coaching or refereeing please call 301-446-6800 or email countywidesports@pgparks.com.

Helpful Basketball Resources